President Director, PT Kalbe Farma
Irawati Setiady has been serving as the president director of Kalbe Farma since 2008, and is the niece of Kalbe founder Boenjamin Setiawan. Over the years, she has transformed Kalbe from a generic drugs to a high–tech pharmaceutical manufacturer. Today, Kalbe produces drugs for chemotherapy, as well as supplementary medications.
Nurhayati Subakat. Age: 66
Founder & CEO of Wardah Cosmetics
A graduate of the Faculty of Pharmacy Bandung Institute of Technology, Nurhayati, 66, founded cosmetic producer PT Paragon Technology and Innovation in 1985 to produce cosmetics under the brands Putri and Make Over. Born in West Sumatra, Nurhayati previously worked as a pharmacist in a hospital in Padang before moved to Jakarta and starting her cosmetic business.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati. Age: 54, married, 5 children
Minister of Finance
Founded public-listed herbal cosmetics and natural supplement PT Mustika Ratu in 1975. Mooryati, started the business in her garage with Rp 25,000 in capital. Her first herbal concoctions were kunyit asam, a mix of tamarind, palm sugar and tumeric. After conquering several obstacles, in 1981, Mooryati built her first factory, which marked the formal birth of Mustika Ratu.
Sri Wahyuni Agustiani. Age: 22
At the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, weightlifter Sri Wahyuni, 22, won the country’s first medallion after successfully lifting 192 kilograms, in the 48 kg category, earning a silver medal. She is one of only four Indonesians to win medals at last year’s Olympics.
Isabel and Melati Wijsen. Age: 14 and 16
Bye Bye Plastic Bags Initiative
Isabel Wijsen, 14, and Melati Wijsen, 16, are still in their teens but they have already founded a movement against plastic bags that is having a major impact in Bali, and now spreading around the world. Their initiative, called Bye Bye Plastic Bags, is attempting to stop the single use of plastic bags.The sisters were motivated after seeing growing amounts of garbage in Bali, much of it plastic bags used once or twice and then thrown away.